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Viacom Will Increase Investment In Quality Programming At Channel 5

American media giant Viacom has promised to spend more on quality programming at Channel 5, which it bought yesterday from Northern & Shell for GBP450m. Philippe Dauman, the chief executive of Viacom -- which broadcasts MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon in the UK -- said the purchase will give it a bigger audience in Britain for its own programming and will provide an opportunity for it to invest in new British productions.

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